Fukuchi Gen'ichirō

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Fukuchi Gen'ichirō

Fukuchi Gen'ichirō (福地 源一郎, May 13, 1841 – January 4, 1906) was a Japanese critic and author, also known under the pseudonym Fukuchi Ōchi (福地 桜痴).[1]


Fukuchi Gen'ichirō was born in Nagasaki, Japan. He traveled Europe as a translator, and in 1874, became a main writer for the Tokyo Nichi Nichi Shimbun newspaper. In 1882, he formed the Constitutional Imperial Rule Party.


  1. ^ Huffman, James L. (1980). Politics of the Meiji Press: The Life of Fukuchi Genʼichirō. University of Hawaii Press. ISBN 9780824806798.